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Assessment of Breastfeeding Education by Face to Face and Small-Group Education Methods in Mothers’ Self-Efficacy in Kazeroun Health Centers in 2015

Mahboobeh Khorshidifard 1 , Mitra Amini 1 , * , Mohammad Reza Dehghani 1 , Najaf Zaree 2 , Narjes Pishva 3 and Nahid Zarifsanaiey 4
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1 Clinical Education Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, IR Iran
2 Professor of Biostatistics, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, IR Iran
3 Proffessor of Neonatology, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, IR Iran
4 Associate Professor of Distance Educational Planning, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, IR Iran
Article information
  • Women's Health Bulletin: July 2017, 4 (3); e41919
  • Published Online: March 7, 2017
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: August 30, 2016
  • Revised: February 25, 2017
  • Accepted: March 1, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/whb.41919

To Cite: Khorshidifard M, Amini M, Dehghani M R, Zaree N, Pishva N, et al. Assessment of Breastfeeding Education by Face to Face and Small-Group Education Methods in Mothers’ Self-Efficacy in Kazeroun Health Centers in 2015, Women Health Bull. 2017 ; 4(3):e41919. doi: 10.5812/whb.41919.

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1. Background
2. Methods
3. Results
4. Discussion
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